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National Museum

Sultan Park, Male
+960 332-2254
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Low on Information & Artifacts

Hoping to exit the museum with a better sense of Maldivian history, we exited with bemusement at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Adelaide, Australia
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Simple and amateur, but interesting

I dont recall the price, but it was sort of cheap although you have to pay a fee to take... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hoping to exit the museum with a better sense of Maldivian history, we exited with bemusement at the low quality of items displayed and very little in the way of information that celebrates their culture/history. See the photo I posted of the encased Overhead Projector,...More

Thank WakeBoris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I dont recall the price, but it was sort of cheap although you have to pay a fee to take pictures. The building is beautiful, but the museum pieces are just scattered without much division and categorization. Anyway it was quite interesting to learn a...More

Thank Juliana0204
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Museum is in a big and beautiful building, but the collection doesn't give an idea of what the Maldives really is, nor of the history of the country - eg. there's not enough information about the human occupation of the islands, nor about the...More

Thank 855fabiano855
Reviewed April 15, 2017

This is just a small museum for a small country. Good to go if you have time in Male so you have a better understanding of the country and the culture.

1  Thank AndrewYew
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Our flight was late night and we spent a day in Male, we had mixture of good and bad experience in there that you can find them in my reviews. Museum is not one of the must see attractions we went there just because we...More

Thank Ramtin_1234
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Went to take pictures of some artifacts of Maldives history. Love the architecture. The only museum in the capital. Male' city has no many places to visit. Museum is one of the few.

Thank Muaz M
Reviewed March 13, 2017

It is not very big but does have some interesting things. Has many historical items and some old tech items of note. Also many old Koran's.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

In better location the national museum surrounding by trees behind that biggest graden in the evening feel quite happy to visit there.

Thank Momota47
Reviewed March 3, 2017

National Museum was opened on November 11, 1952, by the Prime Minister at the time, Mohamed Amin Didi. The new building of the museum is located in Sultan Park. The building was designed, built and financed by the Chinese government. The building was presented to...More

1  Thank Kazi Y
Reviewed February 25, 2017

Nice museums.the collection is a diverse collection of artifacts, coins, royal antiques, costumes, armor, stamps (very interesting), and some more modern items. I did find the souvenirs pricey compared to the local market where one has a chance to bargain. Here it was fixed price...More

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Is it possible to book excursions beforehand and in average how much are they please?
January 9, 2016|
Response from Yasramar |
In maldives?